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16 May 2018
The addition of 7,219 new domain names to the .ng registered in the month of April, has taken Nigeria’s active domain number to 111, 146. According to the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the growth of the .ng domain names is encouraging. A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control…
18 Feb 2018
Sunday Folayan’s treatise titled “Much Ado about Call Masking and Call Refilling – NCC’s “Ogboju” And Non-Neutrality” initially made an interesting read until one gets...
19 Jan 2018
The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) said that 24,788 domain names were registered in the country’s code domain name as at 2017 bringing the total to 101,695, up from 76,907 names recorded in 2016.
12 Jan 2018
The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) said on Friday that 101,695 domain names existed in the country’s domain registry as at 2017, up from 76,907 names recorded in 2016. The President of NIRA, Mr Sunday Folayan, made this known in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday.…
5 Jan 2018
E.Stream Networks recently partnered the Nigerian Internet Registration Agency (NiRA) as the Official Connectivity Sponsor for the African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) – 27 Meeting, which held in Lagos, to boost internet connectivity. AFRINIC- 27 meeting is an avenue for internet professionals and organisations to meet and discuss policies governing internet number resource distribution in…
5 Dec 2017
Experts in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) have called for a thorough campaign to educate people on the dangers of not protecting their personal data.
13 Oct 2017
The adoption and use of the Country Code Top Level Domain name (ccTLD), Nigeria’s .ng, is on the upward swing, as the figure hits 100, 000.This statistic was given yesterday by the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), when the management team paid a courtesy visit to Rutam House....
4 Aug 2017
According to Folayan, NIRA’s interest is in popularizing the Country Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) .ng domain and not the generic domains like .com which is the purview of ICANN accredited Registrars.
28 Jun 2017
NiRA, in a report, revealed that the entire Africa’s continent has less than two million domain names, with examples such as .ke with 61, 623 (Kenya); South Africa, .za has 1,148,095.
2 Jun 2017
The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the country’s domain name Registry, has lifted the temporary ban placed on Domainking.ng following the total compliance to rules guiding the industry.
26 Apr 2017
This is the second time in a row The Guardian would be recognised at the awards, which celebrate “achievements and innovations” among websites using the .ng domain name in Nigeria.
24 Apr 2017
The Guardian has emerged as the print media house with the best news website at the 2017 Nigerian Internet Registration .ng media award.

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